BEDA - Board Meeting Notification

  • The board and any committee thereof will provide notification of regular meetings in annual announcements that are made available in printed and/or electronic form to the news media and public.

    Notification to Board Members

    The superintendent will distribute notice of each regular meeting of the board with the agenda and supporting materials to board members at least three days in advance of the meeting, if possible, to permit them to give items of business careful consideration.

    The superintendent will give notice of all meetings to the members of the board at least 24 hours prior to the time for the meeting. The notice will indicate the purpose of the meeting and include the agenda with supporting documents.

    Public Notice

    Written notice of regular board meetings will be made public at the beginning of each calendar year. The notice will include the dates, times, and places of regular board meetings. The superintendent will send the notice to local news media and post it at the board meeting place and on the district’s website. The superintendent will post an agenda for regularly scheduled meetings at least 24 hours prior to the meeting on the district website.

    The superintendent will post notice of any called, special, or rescheduled meetings in the same manner as the notice for a regular meeting. The notice for called, special, or rescheduled meetings will include the agenda, date, time, and place of the meeting. The superintendent will post notice at least 24 hours prior to the meeting time. This will not apply to emergency meetings.

    The superintendent will notify persons or organizations, local news media, or such other news media as may request notification of the times, dates, places, and agenda of all public meetings. The secretary will note the efforts to comply with this policy in the minutes of the meeting.

    Issued 1/19
    Adopted 1/29/19

    Legal References:

    1. S.C. Code of Laws, 1976, as amended:
      1. Section 30-4-80 - South Carolina Freedom of Information Act; notice of meetings of public bodies.
    1. C. Cases:
      1. Lambries v. Saluda Cnty. Council, 409 S.C. 1, 760 S.E.2d 785 (2014).